Meet the Community Health Improvement Team

At CentraCare, our Community Health Improvement team helps people overcome social determinants by connecting them to needed community resources so they can experience healthier ways to live, learn, work and play.

For more information or to request onsite care support, train the trainer sessions, education materials or education classes, please email us or call us at 320-251-2700, ext. 77523.


  • Sylvia Amlie
    Community Health Specialist

  • Angel Hight, BSN, RN-BC
    Community Health Nurse

  • Hani Jacobson, PHN, BSN, RN
    Community Health Nurse

  • Michelle Kiefer
    Community Health Specialist II

  • Charlotte Merchlewicz
    Community Health Specialist II

  • Anessa Petersen
    Community Health Specialist Southwest Region

  • Brittany Pfannenstein
    Pediatric Community Health Program Coordinator

  • Melissa Pribyl, MSN, RN
    Community Health Nurse

  • Dani Protivinsky, DrPH, MPH
    Director – Health Equity & Community Health Improvement

  • LouAnn Schuller
    Administrative Assistant

  • Liz Vicente, BSN, RN
    Community Health Nurse